Presiding Commissioner reports on Cedar County

The Sun had a extensive interview with Cedar County Presiding Commissioner Marlon Collins on the state of the county. We gave him a chance to read over what we wrote and make any corrections or additions. Q. What did the county accomplish in 2018 and what is the outlook for this year? “One of our

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Beefmasters honored

EXPORTER OF THE YEAR – Craig Johnson (center) receives the award for Missouri’s International Exporter of the Year from Governor Mike Parson and Director of Missouri Department of Agriculture Chris Chinn. Inset: Johnson with wife, Karen, and children – Bennett, Emersyn, Rowan and baby, Hackett.

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St. Clair Beefmasters named Missouri’s International Exporter of Year

At the 48th Annual Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Governor Mike Parson awarded St. Clair Beefmasters Missouri’s “International Exporter of the Year.”  St. Clair Beefmasters is owned and managed by Craig and Karen Johnson of El Dorado Springs. In the last 3 years, St. Clair Beefmasters has hosted a

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ElDo School Resource Officer may start Feb. 1

At its Jan. 10 meeting, the El Dorado Springs Board of Education (with all present) went over the contract for a School Resource Officer offered by Cedar County Sheriff James McCrary. The board approved the contract with a number of changes and sent it back to the sheriff. Supt. Mark Koca said Thursday night after

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The Rock Wall

As is my practice, I asked Kimball if she had anything for the Rock Wall. She came back with, “You can tell people it’s cold.” I asked, “Do you think there is anybody who doesn’t know that? She said, “Haven’t we seen several people in short sleeves and shorts?” I had to agree that we

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City Manager addresses Chamber

On Thursday, El Dorado Springs City Manager Bruce Rogers was the speaker at the monthly meeting of the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. Rogers gave a run down on the city’s accomplishments in 2018. He said, “I’m going to go back in time a little bit. We’ve done quite a few things that are

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BBB tips on researching tax preparers

With tax season just getting under way, some consumers rush to file taxes as soon as their employers provide a W-2. While you may get your refund fast that way, you could be missing important deductions or leave yourself in a position where you need to file an amended return. Better Business Bureau advises consumers

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Video Game Company, Epic Games, has “F” Rating with BBB

Creator of Fortnite has over 240 unanswered complaints The gaming company behind such popular titles as Fortnite and Infinity Blade has an “F” rating with Better Business Bureau due to unanswered customer complaints. BBB serving Eastern North Carolina (BBB) is warning consumers about Epic Games of Cary, NC, which has 279 BBB complaints on file

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New books at Cedar County Library

The Songbird by Marcia Willett – Taking a sabbatical in an English courtyside cottage to make a difficult decision about the woman he loves, Tim forges bonds with eccentric but loving locals who harbor their own private struggles. Enemy of My Enemy by W.E.B. Griffin – Searching for two Nazi criminals who have been broken

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Square Dance Friday night

On Friday, Jan. 18, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold  a dance with Jay Wright calling from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada.  Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer.  All dancers and interested persons are invited. For information, call the Harolds

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